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Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age

summary Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age 108 During the Arab uprisings of early which saw the overthrow of Zine elAbadine Ben Ali in Tunisia and Hosni Mubarak in Egypt the role of digital media and social networking tools was widely reported This was also recognized by the very authorities fighting against popular pressure for change and the Egyptian government's attempt to block internet and mobile phone access in January demonstrated the.

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summary Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age 108 Extent to which it was seen as powerful and potentially subversive tool What is yet to be examined is the local context that allowed digital media to play this role Egypt for example a history of online activism laid important ground work for the scenes in Tahrir Suare Here David Faris argues that it was circumstances particular to Egypt than the 'spark' from Tunisia that allowed the revolution.

read & download ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF á David Faris

summary Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age 108 To take off namely blogging and digital activism stretching back into the s combined with sustained and numerous protest movements and an independent press Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age tracks the rocky path taken by Egyptian bloggers operating in Mubarak's authoritarian regime to illustrate how the state monopoly on information was eroded making space for dissent and digital activism.

  • Hardcover
  • 288
  • Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age
  • David Faris
  • en
  • 14 June 2018
  • 9781780761503